Type
  • Athlete
High School
  • Bloomington High School North
Graduation Year
  • 2000
Sports
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
Induction
  • 2024
Sara Fields
  • 4-time medalist in state discus, winning gold medal in 2000 and Mental Attitude Award
  • silver medalist in 1999, fourth in ’98 and 9th in ‘97
  • finished 6th in shot put in 2000
  • went on to U.S. Military Academy and excelled in both track and volleyball
  • won a combined 6 Patriot Conference titles in discus and shot
  • senior was also All-Conference in volleyball
  • school record holder in shot and power clean
  • graduated Army in 2004 with degree in Environmental Engineering
  • served 2 combat tours in Iraq, rising to the rank of captain
  • was 2nd in command of 145 troops in Iraqi sector, 2005-06
  • also commanded  a platoon of 30 Army engineers
  • post-graduation athletic career included MVP Award for U.S. Army Europe championship volleyball team
  • after 5 years of service was recognized as U.S. Army Disabled Veteran
  • continued environmental engineering career as a civilian and founded VET Environmental Engineering in Bloomington, 2013 … still president and CEO of company today.